Natural Wines

 

The term “natural wine” has no real legal definition. It’s more an idea and a philosophical approach to winemaking, so it’s not something that you’ll necessarily see on a wine label. It’s an ethos that says the earth and the vine deserve respect, and is a recognition that the winemaker has only a temporary assignment, where the earth is concerned.

Natural winemaking is as much about what you don’t do to a wine as what you do do to it. It’s a more bespoke approach, rather than one that tries to make wines that appeal to a broad commercial base.

 

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Billet Doux

Bannockburn

The Billet Doux is a preservative free wine made with fruit from the Cairnmuir Vineyard. Each year a small parcel of Pinot Noir is identified as appropriate for producing this wine.Made in tiny quantities, it is hand bottled with a cork closure. 

2018
Vintage

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The Death of Von Tempsky

Bannockburn

The Death of Von Tempsky ( at Te Ngutu o Te Manu ) is a natural wine made with white grapes grown on the Cairnmuir Vineyard. It's name comes from a lithograph - the work of New Zealand printmaker Marion McGuire. It is preservative free.

2018
Vintage

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Pot de Fleur

Bannockburn

Unfined, unfiltered, organic goodness in a bottle. The Pot de Fleur is our 100% whole-bunch natural wine, made without any preservatives or additives. It is ethereal, rounded and perfumed.

Named for the small Flower Pot like fermenters we use.

 

 

Not for sale, please contact us for more information.

2018
Vintage

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